Energy Harvesting Solutions

Energy Harvesting devices can derive energy from a variety of sources including solar, vibration, and temperature variation. By utilizing these natural energy sources, designers can create applications that are maintenance-free and allow for new forms of implementation. With the broadest selection of energy harvesting devices and components in the industry, Digi-Key offers solutions and the most flexible options for your Energy Harvesting design.

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Provides high capacitance combined with low ESR, making it ideal for battery replacement and other long term hold-up applications.
Publish Date: 2012-06-29
The Linear Technology LTC®3300-1 is a fault-protected controller IC for transformer-based bidirectional active balancing of multicell battery stacks.
Publish Date: 2013-05-01
STMicroelectronics' solar battery charger consists of a DC-DC step up converter transferring energy from a solar panel to a load by using embedded MPPT algorithm.
Publish Date: 2013-07-02
Based on the TI's MSP430 microcontroller, EZ430-RF2500-SEH is a solar energy harvesting development kit that creases a wireless sensor network.
Publish Date: 2013-02-27

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Combining the high reliability EEPROM process and a serial interface.
Publish Date: 2013-08-02
Vibration energy harvesting is cost effective as there are low ownership costs and it may replace traditional battery power. See Volture products from Mide'.
Publish Date: 2011-03-30
Contains an integrated full speed USB module and offers up to 24 MHz bus frequency and up to 60 K of flash; JM60 is NXP's highest performing 8-bit USB MCU.
Publish Date: 2011-09-20
Electrical and physical characteristics of wire insulation and jackets which effect cable performance and should be considered when choosing cable.
Publish Date: 2011-04-28

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Analog Devices ADP5091 is an energy harvesting DC to DC converter. The demo shows how efficiently this DC to DC conversion is performed. The board measures the input current and voltage as well as the charging current and voltage.
The LT3652 is a complete monolithic step-down battery charger that operates over a 4.95V to 32V input voltage range.
Publish Date: 2013-02-28
The Solar Car team continues the discussion on the next process in designing and assembling the solar car Quantum. They show us the process of using carbon fiber for the car and the problems they had to overcome when approaching this next step.
Publish Date: 2012-06-08
The Cymbet EnerChip CC CBC3112 provides the power back-up for the Micro Crystal 2123 Real Time Clock with integrated oscillator. This combination is the smallest and thinnest footprint RTC back-up solution available.
Publish Date: 2012-06-08
Panasonic Glass-Type Solar Cells
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